Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Publications

forthcoming. Wood, Jim. Quantifying acceptability judgments in regional American English dialect syntax. Linguistics.

forthcoming. Tyler, Matthew & Jim Wood. Microvariation in the have yet to construction. Linguistic Variation.

2018. Wood, Jim & Raffaella Zanuttini. Datives, Data, and Dialect Syntax in American English. Glossa 3 (1), 87. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.527.

2018. Zanuttini, Raffaella, Jim Wood, Jason Zentz & Laurence Horn. The Yale Grammatical Diversity Project: Morphosyntactic variation in North American English. Linguistics Vanguard 4(1). 20160070. doi:10.1515/lingvan-2016-0070.

2015. Wood, Jim, Laurence Horn, Raffaella Zanuttini & Luke Lindemann. The Southern dative presentative meets Mechanical Turk. American Speech 90(3). 291–320. doi:10.1215/00031283-3324487.

2013. Wood, Jim. Parasitic participles in the syntax of verbal rather. Lingua 137. 59–87. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2013.08.004.

Edited Volume

2014. Zanuttini, Raffaella & Laurence R. Horn (eds.). Micro-syntactic variation in North American English. (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

forthcoming. Horn, Laurence R. Accept new substitutes: An analysis of reanalysis. In Condoravdi, Cleo and Tracy Holloway King (eds.). Festschrift for Lauri Karttunnen. Stanford CSLI.

2014. Horn, Laurence R. Afterword: Microvariation in syntax and beyond. In Raffaella Zanuttini & Laurence R. Horn (eds.), Micro-syntactic variation in North American English, 324–348. (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2014. Wood, Jim. Affirmative semantics with negative morphosyntax: Negative exclamatives and the New England So AUXn’t NP/DP construction. In Raffaella Zanuttini & Laurence R. Horn (eds.), Micro-syntactic variation in North American English, 71–114. (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2014. Zanuttini, Raffaella. North American English: Exploring the syntactic frontier. In Raffaella Zanuttini & Laurence R. Horn (eds.), Micro-syntactic variation in North American English, 1–28. (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2014. Zanuttini, Raffaella & Judy B. Bernstein. Transitive expletives in Appalachian English. In Raffaella Zanuttini & Laurence R. Horn (eds.), Micro-syntactic variation in North American English, 143–177. (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2013. Horn, Laurence R. I love me some datives: Expressive meaning, free datives, and F-implicature. In Daniel Gutzmann & Hans-Martin Gärtner (eds.), Beyond expressives: Explorations in use-conditional meaning, 151–199. (Current Research in the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface 28). Leiden: Brill.

Other Publications and Manuscripts

2017. Tyler, Matthew & Jim Wood. The have yet to Construction: A Microcomparative Account. In Aaron Kaplan, Abby Kaplan, Miranda K. McCarvel, and Edward J. Rubin [eds.] Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, 562–571. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

2016. Wood, Jim & Raffaella Zanuttini. Microvariation in American English applicative structures. Paper presented at Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation (FWAV) 3, CUNY Graduate Center, New York.

2015. Wood, Jim, Einar Freyr Sigurðsson & Raffaella Zanuttini. Partitive doubling in Icelandic and Appalachian English. North East Linguistic Society (NELS) 45(3). 217–226.

2013. Horn, Laurence R. Even more on anymore. New Haven, CT: Yale University, unpublished manuscript. http://web.stanford.edu/dept/linguistics/structures_evidence/website/docs/papers/horn_2013_revised.pdf (11 May, 2016).

2010. Bernstein, Judy B. & Raffaella Zanuttini. What is verbal -s in English? Unpublished manuscript. Wayne, NJ & New Haven, CT: William Patterson University & Yale University, unpublished manuscript.

Student Curricular Work

in progress. Harris, Alysia Nicole. The non-aspectual meaning of African American English “aspect” markers: A grammar for emotion and expectation. New Haven, CT: Yale University PhD dissertation.

2018. Regan, Rachel Martinez. An evaluation of methodology for research in micro-comparative syntax. New Haven, CT: Yale University senior essay.

2016. Matyiku, Sabina. Semantic effects of head movement: Evidence from negative auxiliary inversion constructions. New Haven, CT: Yale University PhD dissertation.

2013. Harris, Alysia Nicole. Stressed BIN BIN causing stress: A formal semantic and pragmatic account of the focused remote perfect marker in AAE. New Haven, CT: Yale University qualifying paper.

Journalistic Writing

2018. Martin, Katie. How "Sounding White" Helps You Get Ahead—on Film and in Real Life. Slate. https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/07/linguistic-prejudice-in-sorry-to-bother-you-is-a-real-world-problem.html (20 July, 2018).

2017. McCoy, Tom. New York Times Crossword for March 27, 2017. PDF of crossword. Wordplay blog entry. (27 March, 2017).

2016. Lindemann, Luke. Will "Arrival" bring linguistics into the popular consciousness? Language Log. http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=29595 (2 December, 2016).

2015. Zanuttini, Raffaella. Don’t fear our changing language. Pacific Standard. http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/dont-fear-our-totally-changing-language (15 April, 2015).

2014. Zanuttini, Raffaella. Our language prejudices don’t make no sense. Pacific Standard. http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/language-prejudices-dont-make-sense-negative-aks-ask-racist-92881 (15 April, 2015).

Work in Progress

under review. Wood, Jim, Raffaella Zanuttini, Laurence Horn & Jason Zentz. Dative country: Markedness and geographical variation in Southern dative constructions.